Mammals

Black Bear

Best Time to Visit: First thing in the morning and towards the end of the day, as the bears tend to be napping during the late morning and early afternoon.
Diet: Black Bears are omnivores, with a varying diet that is heavily dependent on the season and their location. Plants, fruits, nuts, insects, honey, salmon, and small mammals are all easily a part of a Black Bear’s diet.
Favorite Enrichment: Black Bears love large boxes stuffed with hay and treats to forage in!
Average Lifespan:  The average lifespan for black bears in the wild 20 years.